Penang
geographical name 1. island SE Asia at N end of Strait of Malacca area 108 square miles (281 square kilometers) 2. state Malaysia (federation) comprising Penang Island & mainland opposite, capital George Town area 400 square miles (1036 square kilometers), population 1,065,075; until 1948 one of the Straits Settlements 3. — see George Town

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  • Penang — Pulau Pinang 槟城 பினாங்கு …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Penang — Pulau Pinang 槟城 பினாங்கு Estado de Malasia …   Wikipedia Español

  • PENANG — Connue aussi sous le nom de George Town, la ville malaise de Penang est la capitale de l’État du Penang, avec une population de 248 000 habitants en 1991. Située sur l’île de Penang séparée de la péninsule malaise par un détroit de quatre… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Penang — [pi naŋ′] 1. island off the NW coast of the Malay Peninsula: 110 sq mi (285 sq km) 2. state of Malaysia, in Peninsular Malaysia, including this island & a section of the mainland opposite it: 398 sq mi (1,031 sq km); pop. 1,142,000 3. its capital …   English World dictionary

  • Penang — Penang, Insel, s. Pinang …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Penang — Penang, engl. Name von Pulo Pinang (s.d.) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Penang — Subdivisions of Malaysia native name= Pulau Pinang conventional long name=Penang state motto= Bersatu dan Setia ( United and Loyal ) (adopted 1950; formerly Ich Dien ( I Serve ) and Penang Leads ) state anthem= Untuk Negeri Kita ( For Our State ) …   Wikipedia

  • Penang —  Ne doit pas être confondu avec Île de Penang. 5° 24′ 00″ N 100° 14′ 00″ E …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Penang — /pi nang , nahng , pee nahng /, n. 1. an island in SE Asia, off the W coast of the Malay Peninsula. 110 sq. mi. (285 sq. km). 2. a state including this island and parts of the adjacent mainland: now part of Malaysia; formerly one of the Straits… …   Universalium

  • Penang — Original name in latin Penang Name in other language Penang State code ID Continent/City Asia/Makassar longitude 9.84456 latitude 120.24638 altitude 467 Population 0 Date 2012 01 21 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

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